Erykah Badu is an R&B/neo-soul artist of the highest order. The Grammy-winning singer has lots going on—from starring in black cowboy film They Die by Dawn (2013) to performing her 2008 album New Amerykah Part One (4th World War) with the Brooklyn Philharmonic at the Governor’s Ball in New York this summer, to recording her sixth studio album. Live, Badu’s voice is uncannily beautiful, her band always razor-sharp. Erykah Badu, 7 p.m. April 6, at Thomas & Mack Center as part of the two-day Las Vegas Soul Festival, UNLVtickets.com, 739-3267.
Intriguing People 2016
Our sixth annual toast to the tastemakers, innovators and unsung heroes working to make Las Vegas great